how to pronounce abwehr


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the above transcription of abwehr is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

abwehr is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of abwehr in a speech by a native speaker of standard german:

“… ist unsere körpereigene abwehr auf das …”

meanings of abwehr


  1. A method or means of defence.
  2. Defence: action to stop an attack.
  3. Repulse.
  4. Rejection.
  5. Counter-intelligence.


  1. The military intelligence service of the German Weimar Republic and Third Reich, from 1920 to 1944 or 1945.

abwehr frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word abwehr occurs in german on average 5.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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